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brank

intransitive verb \ ˈbraŋk \

Definition of brank

-ed/-ing/-s
dialectal, British

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Origin and Etymology of brank

Middle English branken


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brank

noun \ " \

Definition of brank

plural -s
1 a : an instrument consisting of an iron frame surrounding the head and a sharp metal bit or gag entering the mouth formerly used to punish scolds called also scold's bridle usually used in plural
b branks plural, now chiefly Scottish : a bridle or halter for horses or cows
2 branks plural, Scottish : mumps

Origin and Etymology of brank

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